Tag Archive | "NCCI"

Know When CCI Manual Says to Use Bone Marrow Code 38222

Monday, March 19, 2018

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The addition of diagnostic bone marrow and biopsy code 38222 in the CPT® 2018 code set simplified coding in some ways (multiple procedures in one code), but there are still questions to be answered about how to handle specific scenarios. In case you missed it, the 2018 Correct Coding Initiative (CCI) manual answered some of […]

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CCI Errors: Some Moderate Sedation Pay May Be Delayed Until April

Friday, January 27, 2017

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  Seeing the new 2017 moderate sedation codes appear among the 99,490 new National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI or CCI) edits wasn’t really a surprise, but a handful of those edits just might cause you some headaches all the same. The culprit? Modifier indicators. The good news? There should be a correction in the next […]

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CCI 2017 Manual Provides Shoulder Arthroscopy Answers You’ve Been Waiting For

Friday, November 18, 2016

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You know you’re a coder when news that the new Correct Coding Initiative (CCI) manual is out makes you a little giddy. (There’s a good chance I said the same thing about CPT® 2017 when it came out.) I’ve been watching for the CCI manual update ever since the deletion of certain shoulder arthroscopy edits […]

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